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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Mar 09, 2008 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gaps at U.S. canal : LACUNAS
8. Was out on pelts : SLEPT
13. Playful talk in bed again : BADINAGE
14. Is term used in British joints? : MITRES
16. Quick joke about the QE1 or QE2, but not both : ONELINER
17. Who accompanied Cortes : ESCORT
18. In '51, a lot of girl : LOLITA
19. Party in two Southern states : GALA
21. Crowd on the outside of Trieste? : TRE
22. Essayist in "The Liaison" : ELIA
23. Let see the Highlander : CELT
24. Horror fare : FEAR
25. Old movie dog's head : RIN
26. I bash the master : SAHIB
28. Frenchman on the lanai : ALAIN
29. Monte, i.e., in the past : ONETIME
31. No anger in a locale of W.W. I fighting : ARGONNE
33. Girl in comedies : EDIE
34. Holder of ice cream once : CONE
35. Laertes is a crook : STEALER
38. It's in the chips at L.A. store : OLESTRA
42. I sell cotton material : LISLE
43. "No foolin'!" : STREW
45. Sawback : WAS
46. In which aesthetes star : ARTS
47. It makes Al attractive : LURE
48. "Conniptions" is proper : FITS
49. Nate's leader : NEO
50. Run like a Pole : LOPE
51. Kind, that is to say, of military operation : SORTIE
53. For Nero it was more luxurious : TONIER
55. Job for Marion at Disney : ANIMATOR
57. It's our lover boy : SUITOR
58. Housing that cost me $10.10 : TENEMENT
59. Asset in French tearoom : TASSE
60. Reston's rock group? : STONERS
1. It's in on all ointments : LANOLIN
2. She makes Edna lie : ADELINE
3. 101 + 51 + 1 hairs : CILIA
4. Kind of Arian : UNIT
5. She reads up on two articles : NANA
6. How old a washer maker is : AGE
7. From whom Ivan gets a rise, e.g. : SERGEI
8. Fish stunk : SMELT
9. Ali's woman : LISA
10. Common abbreviation in alphabet cipher : ETC
11. Part one is changeable : PROTEAN
12. Ground for a trainer : TERRAIN
13. Movie featuring Bo or Ellie : BOLERO
15. Harsh-sounding novelist : STERNE
20. It's caught on a line or a cable : ALBACORE
23. Yells "rah!" into the sky : CHEERSUP
24. So elf sees these in the Arctic : FLOES
26. 'Tain't active : SIDLE
27. Foreign friend Damien takes to heart : AMIE
28. He was not just any wag in Washington : AGNEW
30. At least they can quack : TEALS
32. Tootsie ___ (Hoffman part) : ROLE
35. Ellen's S.A.T. is biased : SLANTS
36. Exhaust, or the result of a flat? : TIREOUT
37. Land that juts into sea : ESTONIA
39. One who taunts with a bird sound : TWITTER
40. Food of a sort in the Army : RATIONS
41. Declare as rest : ASSERT
44. Tidbits for taster : TREATS
47. Actor hearing of a British truck : LORRE
48. This might get me far into a picture : FRAME
50. Sole group of people born in late July or early August : LEOS
51. Prefix that is on Chinese-related words : SINO
52. Males who love Oprah Winfrey : OMEN
54. Kind of elf : ITS
56. Mag's follower : NET

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